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What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?

- Henry David Thoreau


During May of 2018, The Outdoor Journal reported on five French explorers who were traversing Greenland’s toughest terrain.

Their goal was to complete 700km in 30 days. In the face of much adversity, the expedition finally made it home to Paris, having being trapped at the finish line without food, and unable to extract themselves due to bad weather. You can read about those final few days here, and a review of the Nixon Regulus, used during the Expedition here. In this article, written one month after the expedition, Maxime Lainé reflects upon this period in his life, and what it meant to him. (more…)

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